Bob McDevitt, President of Local 54, who claims that workers made sacrifices as soon as the casino industry’s chips had been down and he wants these reversed.

Atlantic City is dealing with action that is industrial five of its eight gambling enterprises, as workers voted overwhelmingly to hit on July 1 unless employment agreement negotiations may be resolved.

Members of Local 54 of the Unite-HERE union were 96 percent and only the walkout at Bally’s, Caesars, Harrah’s and also the Tropicana. The union had already voted to authorize a hit at Carl Icahn’s Trump Taj Mahal month that is last although it’s not clear whether it’ll be within the July 1 action.

Meanwhile, Borgata, Golden Nugget, and Resorts have actually been exempted because negotiations are progressing, the union said.

Sacrifices Made In Atlantic City

‘Today thousands of workers from Tropicana, Caesars, Bally’s and Harrah’s voted to authorize a strike on July 1 should they don’t have a contract that is fair’ said Bob McDevitt. ‘We have told the businesses we are available days, nights, and weekends to negotiate.

‘The ball’s in their court, he added. ‘They need to offer these employees a contract that is fair. We quit a great deal when times were bad, now which they are making cash, they have to give back into us.’

The union is aggrieved it wants reversed because it believes workers have agreed to make sacrifices over the past few years while the casino industry has

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